Dancing Echoes

Beats Stumbling Around in Silence




All memory was gone
It was my turn to catch you
Save you from falling

Lift my face to the heavens
Stars cascading from the sky

In response to CARPE DIEM HAIKU KAI: Carpe Diem Theme Week 3: Magnolia Blossoms, haiku by Soseki Natsume; episode 5 leafless tree and

Patrick Jennings Pic and a Word Challenge #33: Compassion

Author: Dancing Echoes

I am a scientist by trade and artist by soul. My creative outlet used to be dancing but due to injuries and age, I must now find another path. I am hoping my writing, poetry and photography can be this new path. Awards: While I am grateful and honored for the numerous nominations, I don’t have time to respond to them with the attention they deserve, so for the most part, I am an award free blog. All photographs and words are mine unless otherwise credited. © 2015-2023 Dancing Echoes ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author/owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Christy Draper with appropriate and specific direction to the original content on Dancing Echoes.

11 thoughts on “Falling

  1. A real story there, drama, passion, realisation, loss and love. Well done.

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  3. What a beautiful moment that photograph captures.

    What a loving moment the words capture.

    How our lives do spin, and turn around, and return.

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  4. Your poem is completely beautiful.

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  5. This tanka is a real beauty, very touching scenery and a gorgeous photo … good to see you again Christy

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  6. Thank you Kristjaan. I appreciate the due date extensions.

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  7. I am glad … it will not be a try-out i think.

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